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A schematic overview of the taxonomic Tree of Life of the Carnivore Families, mainly based on the Catalogue of Life, including the species' conservation status according the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Links are provided to ARKIVE for images of the species and some background information. When an ARKIVE webpage is not available there will be a link to EOL (the Encyclopedia of Life). Where appropriate and available the species name links to a dedicated webpage with detailed description of the endangered species' biology, habitat, population size, conservation status, threats, captive breeding programmes and more.

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Ailuridae - Red panda


taxonomy ailuridae

Canidae - Dogs


taxonomy canidae

Felidae - Cats


taxonomy felidae

Herpestidae - Mongooses


taxonomy herpestidae

Hyaenidae - Hyaenas


taxonomy hyaenidae

Mephitidae - Skunk and stink badgers


taxonomy mephitidae

Mustelidae - Weasels, martens, badgers and otters


taxonomy mustelidae

Nandiniidae - African palm civet


taxonomy nandiniidae

Prionodontidae - Linsangs


taxonomy prionodontidae

Ursidae - Bears


taxonomy ursidae

Viverridae - Genets, oyans and civets


taxonomy viverridae




Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

 

"Tiger map" (CC BY 2.5) by Sanderson et al., 2006.

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